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Stevenson Center

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A renowned institution that is dedicated to promoting sustainable community and economic development. With a strong emphasis on collaboration and innovation, the center serves as a hub for research, training, and outreach initiatives.

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Interdisciplinary Curriculum

The Applied Community and Economic Development Sequence brings together students and faculty from five disciplines for deeper understanding of the theory and practice of development.

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Professional Practice

Stevenson Center graduates pursue careers in the U.S. and abroad with organizations like the American Red Cross, Action Against Hunger, NeighborWorks America, and many more.

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Financial Support

Looking for a way to pursue your life’s passion without incurring a lifetime of student loan debt? Students receive a 100% tuition waiver, graduate assistantship with stipend, and paid field experience.

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Diversity and Inclusivity

The Stevenson Center is committed to increasing diversity in our programs. Candidates who can contribute to the university’s climate of diversity and inclusivity are especially welcomed and encouraged to apply.

Student Research

Stevenson Center offers graduate programs that help students to utilize their research skills through capstone projects and thesis, and investigate community issues during their year on campus.

Learn how to complete applied research projects with partner organizations

Grab your headphones.

Listen to student-produced podcasts featuring Stevenson Center Fellows reporting from communities across the country, discussing volunteer experiences, coursework impressions, placement experiences, and community development topics.

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or YouTube

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